47 years later that battered blue box is still transporting the Time Lord and his companions to worlds of wonder and adventure. Long may their travels continue, and happy anniversary, Doctor!
Check out the BBC's Doctor Who site for all kinds of Doctor Who trivia like the initial pitch for the show circa 1963, a gallery of actors who were almost cast as The Doctor and lots more.
Doctor Who Opening 1963
The Ten Doctors
Doctor Who: 'A Christmas Carol' Trailer